Q. Is Cetzed 5mg Tablet a steroid? What is it used for?
Cetzed 5mg Tablet is an anti-allergic medication, not a steroid. It relieves the symptoms of allergy. It is used to relieve runny nose, sneezing and redness, itching and watering of the eyes caused by hay fever or seasonal allergies. It also relieves similar symptoms caused due to allergies to substances, such as dust mites, animal dander and mold. It is also used to treat symptoms of hives, including itching and rash.
Q. How long does it take for Cetzed 5mg Tablet to work?
You will notice an improvement within an hour of taking Cetzed 5mg Tablet. However, it may take a little longer to notice the full benefits.
Q. When do I need to call my child’s doctor right away?
Always consult your child’s doctor at every step in case of any confusion. However, immediate assistance may be required if your child develops serious side effects. These may include allergic reactions (such as facial swelling, trouble breathing), signs of liver problem (such as dark-colored urine, yellow eyes or skin), excessive sleepiness, rapid heartbeat, hallucinations, feeling confused or hyperactive, trouble passing urine, irritability, and vision changes.
Q. My child is restless and unable to sleep properly at night. Can I give Cetzed 5mg Tablet?
No, although this medicine causes drowsiness as a side effect, it should not be given to induce sleep in children. Consult your child’s doctor if your child has trouble sleeping as it could be due to some other underlying condition.
Q. Can other medicines be given at the same time as Cetzed 5mg Tablet?
Cetzed 5mg Tablet can sometimes interact with other medicines or substances. Tell your doctor about any other medicines your child is taking before starting Cetzed 5mg Tablet. Also, check with your child’s doctor before giving any medicine to your child.
Q. How much Cetzed 5mg Tablet should I give to my child?
Cetzed 5mg Tablet should be given strictly as prescribed by your child’s doctor. The dose of the medicine is calculated according to your child’s body weight and age. Do not increase or decrease the dose on your own as it may cause unwanted effects and can worsen your child’s condition.
Q. What if I give too much of Cetzed 5mg Tablet by mistake?
Although Cetzed 5mg Tablet is relatively safe to use in children yet an excessive amount may cause some serious side effects such as seizures, hallucinations, rapid heart rate, irritability, slow breathing, and coma.
Q. How should Cetzed 5mg Tablet be stored?
Store Cetzed 5mg Tablet at room temperature, in a dry place, away from direct heat and light. Keep all medicines out of the reach and sight of children to avoid any accidental intake.